[scribus] Local printing

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Nov 9 22:15:37 CET 2010

On Tuesday 09 November 2010 14:36:30 a.l.e wrote:
> hi john,
> > I'm new to Scribus just having sent my first 56 page + cover
> > magazine to the printer.  What I had intended to do was to print
> > a proof copy to my local printer which is an Epson Workforce 500.
> >  What I observed was that Scribus seemed to want to print in
> > postscript format and my printer will not handle that.  I
> > understand the value of a postscript printer, so should I invest
> > in such a printer or can the system be made to print to my
> > existing inkjet printer?  If I should invest in a postscript
> > printer, what are reasonable options for printers?  I have a
> > limited budget and have to pay for this thing out of my own
> > pocket.  BTW, my OS is Ubuntu 10.04.
> you should probably produce PDFs and print from a PDF viewer...
> probably Acroread.
> have fun
> a.l.e

Agreed. Never have tried the Scribus print facility. Don't need it. 

John Culleton, Wexford Press
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